Night photography


“During the night take flashlight [pictures] of the ship beset by pressure. This necessitated some twenty flashes, one behind each salient pressure hummock, no less than ten of the flashes being required to satisfactorily illuminate the ship herself. Half blinded after the successive flashes, I lost my bearings amid hummocks, bumping shins against projecting ice points and stumbling into deep snowdrifts. Pack quiet, but away to the distant north clouds of sea smoke arise like a distant fire.”

— Frank Hurley


About Ernest Shackleton

Polar Explorer. Leader of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1917.
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